Association of Oil Pipe Lines’ 2014 Annual Business Conference

September 2014
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

On September 16-19, Steptoe partners Steve Brose, Steve Reed, and Daniel Poynor will speak at the Association of Oil Pipe Lines’ 2014 Annual Business Conference in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. 

At the conference, Mr. Brose will present “Tariff Design and Profitability in a Regulatory Environment.”  This presentation will focus on ways to maximize profit under the Interstate Commerce Act and FERC’s tariff regulations.  At a subsequent session, Mr. Brose and Mr. Reed will present “FERC Decisions Update II.”   Mr. Reed will also participate on a panel titled “The Evolution of Liquid Pipeline Regulation in North America – US and Canadian Perspectives.”

Daniel Poynor’s presentation on the morning of September 17 is titled “Introduction to FERC Ratemaking.”  In a later session, “FERC Jurisdictional Jeopardy,” Mr. Poynor will consider the legal and factual considerations that determine whether a pipeline is regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as an interstate common carrier oil pipeline.   

Steptoe will also be hosting an evening reception on September 17.